Kathryn Fiandt, PhD, APRN-NP, FAANP, FAAN

Clinical Professor

Associate Dean for Transformational Practice and Partnerships


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Phone: 402-559-2238
Email: kfiandt@unmc.edu



  • 1971, BS, University of Maryland
  • 1976, MS, Indiana University
  • 1993, PhD, Indiana University


Dr. Fiandt has been a family nurse practitioner since 1976. Since then she has maintained an active practice with clinical expertise is in the areas of chronic disease management and practice improvement.

She has been active in the nursing center movement since 1990, serving as the clinical director of three nurse-managed health centers since 1990. She was at the University of Nebraska Center from 1993 until 2007. During that time she directed the Family Nurse Practitioner Program and became the Director of the Morehead Center for Nursing Practice. IN 2007 she moved to Galveston TX where she served as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs until 2014, at that time she returned to the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she currently serves as the Associate Dean for Transformational Practice and Partnerships. In addition to being active in several nursing organizations, Dr. Fiandt is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, and a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow (2004 Cohort).


Research Interests

  • Integrating behavioral health services
  • Impact of intensive primary care on vulnerable patients
  • Patient Centered Outcomes Research in the Elderly
  • Reducing Disparities in Type 2 Diabetes Care


Fiandt, K., Doeschot, C., Lanning, J., & Latzke, L. (2010) Characteristics of risk in patients of nurse practitioner safety net practices. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 22 (9), 474-479.

Pohl, J., Savrin, C., Fiandt, K., Beauchesne, M., Drayton-Brooks, S., Scheibmeir, M., Brackley, M., & Werner, K. (2009) Quality and safety in graduate nursing education: Cross mapping QSEN graduate competencies with NONPF’s core and practice doctorate competencies. Nursing Outlook. 57 (6), 349-354.

Fiandt, K. (2007). The Chronic Care Model: Description and application for practice. Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing (ejournal), 6(4). Retrieved from www.medscape.com/viewarticle/ 549040

Pohl, J., Breer, L., Tanner, C., Barkauskas, V., Bleich, M., Bomar, P., Fiandt, K., Jenkins, M., Lundeen, S., Mackey, T., Nagelkerk, J., & Werner, K. (2006). National consensus on data elements for nurse managed health centers. Nursing Outlook, 54(2), 81-84.

Kreman, R., Yates, B., Agrawal, S., Fiandt, K., Briner, W., & Shurmur, S. (2006). The effects of motivational interviewing on physiological outcomes. Applied Nursing Research, 19 (2006), 167-170.

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Present - Family Nurse Practitioner at Charles Drew Community Health Center, Crown Tower Location.

2014-present – Volunteer Family NP at SHARING/RESPECT clinics, interdisciplinary student-run clinics for underserved people.

December 2013-March 2014 – Vicotry Lakes Urgent Care Clinic, Univ of TX Medical Branch.

2010-2014 Family NP. Brazoria County Indigent Primary Care Clinics in Alvin and Angleton, TX.

2008-2013 Clinical Director, Nurse-Managed Clinic at St. Vincent’s House, Galveston, TX.

1993-2007 Family Nurse Practitioner Family Health Care Center, nurse-managed clinic for underserved people.

1997-2007 NP Faculty Advisor SHARING/RESPECT clinics, interdisciplinary student-run clinics for underserved people.

Walter Reed Army Institute of Nursing, 1967-1971.

Sigma Theta Tau, 1975.


Nebraska Nurses Association, District II Nurse of the Year, 1995.

UNMC Distinguished Teaching Award, 1997.

Sigma Theta Tau, Distinguished Lecturer, 2000-2001.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, State Award for Excellence, 2000.

Fellow, Penn Macy Institute to Advance Academic Nursing Practice, 2000.